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Webber Wentzel

Controversial Films and Publications Amendment Act becomes operational

Many commentators are concerned that the recently introduced Films and Publications Amendment Act designed to address the dangers of the online world, raises some internet censorship concerns.

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Pavestones

Doing business simplified: navigating immigration requirements in Nigeria

For foreign companies looking to expand and set up operations in Nigeria, it is important that personnel with a good understanding of the companies’ strategy are available to support in the establishment and the nascent stages of the company. In this article, we have high..

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Bowmans

Mauritius de-listed – the way forward

2022 has kicked off on a positive note for Mauritius as it no longer features in the non-compliant jurisdiction lists of any international supervisory bodies.

On 7 January 2022, the European Parliament and the European Council delisted Mauritius from the EU List o..

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Templars

The Streaming Wars: A Win For The Nigerian Entertainment And Media Industry

Online streaming has become a globally accepted means of accessing movies, shows and other video related content. This wide acceptance was spiralled by the Covid-19 pandemic which forced consumers to ..

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Fasken

The (Green) Gold Rush

In his 2022 state of the nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa said that the cannabis and hemp sector has the potential to create more than 130 000 jobs and he announced that government will streamline ‘regulatory processes so that the hemp and cannabis sec..

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Bowmans

South Africa: National Budget Speech, 2022 – Highlights

Today, 23 February 2022, South African Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana delivered his inaugural Budget Speech. Due to a growth in tax-revenue, largely thanks to strong commodity prices, the Minister announced several tax relief measures to assist in the country’s economi..

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CGA

Mozambique’s most recent changes to the Competition Law Regulation

The Competition Law, approved by Law no. 10/2013, of 11 April, established the legal framework for competition in Mozambique and its respective Regulation was approved by Decree no. 97/2014(“Competition Law Regulation..

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Webber Wentzel

Climate Change Bill introduced in Parliament

On 18 February 2022, the much-anticipated Climate Change Bill (Bill), which was published for comment on 8 June 2018, was introduced in Parliament. The publication and introduction of the Bill to Parliament for consideration is in accordance with South Africa's impl..

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MMAN Advocates

Employee's right to disconnect

The Employment (Amendment) Bill, 2021 which went through its first reading in the Senate on 2 December 2021 has recently received a lot of media attention for its proposal on providing employees with the right to disconnect from work and the right o..

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